Chapter    16

Server Security

OS X Server is an app that runs on a standard Mac. This app is available on the App store and very straight forward to setup. The Server app contains a faux root of the former OS X Server operating system within the app bundle, which contains a number of binaries that should be secured for those that use an OS X Server. It may look similar, but the Server app brings some very different functionality to an OS X Client,. The differences lie in the fact that Mac OS X Server, like most other servers, should be used exclusively to share data. That data is shared across a variety of protocols, according to the type of data being shared. Therefore, it naturally follows that you will need to take additional precautions to ...

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